I’ve been struck by two things:
1) how many people think getting a vaccine appointment is an impossible task
2) how many of those people are deeply invested in getting a PS5 for them, their friends and their friends’ friends https://t.co/dpcNp1IPKb
please untag me when you start arguing with racists in my mentions. while I appreciate your efforts to shovel your time and attention into a bottomless sarlacc pit, I must regretfully decline your invitation to go spelunking into some loser’s deeply predictable pathology
I’ve seen so many types of “How did these motherfuckers [typically a chain store] get PPP loans” stories that I’ve ceased to be outraged, until now, because how the fuck did these motherfuckers get 1 million in PPP loans https://t.co/XLK5Zj2yqM
Computers are an awe-inspiring invention that have given us the capacity to create a thousand libraries of Alexandria. So of course we took that technology and used it to sell garbage jpegs of public domain works while creating massive carbon emissions for the indefinite future
My one and only thought about menstruation in the context of medical research: "It’s not a bug, it’s a feature."
I wish more scientists would think this way. Here are two that do. h/t @acsifferlinhttps://t.co/9JOmp4jjqB
Baldwin’s remark that “Urban renewal is negro removal” is 60 years old, but when mocking actual history as “wokism” gone mad, it helps for both the mocker and their audience to be completely ignorant of that history. Relies on it. https://t.co/PQ3BkDNtRR
When we brought our findings to Google, the company doubled down: It blocked an additional 32 terms related to social and racial justice, including “civil rights,” “believe Black women,” “Black excellence,” and “queer.”
Writing in @wired, @LaurenGoode describes the ad-tech algorithmic cruelty trap she found herself in: eight years ago, she called off her wedding. Today, she is still bombarded with messages that track the progress of a marriage that never happened.
Probably 10-15 times a day, I stew over the fact that there are people in “the labor movement” in the US who don’t understand what it means to give up and give in on the minimum wage guarantee for work where there is an app intermediary.